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The life and rise of Kevin Systrom, Instagram's former CEO who shocked Facebook by quitting 6 years after selling his company to Mark Zuckerberg for $1 billion

The life and rise of Kevin Systrom, Instagram's former CEO who shocked Facebook by quitting 6 years after selling his company to Mark Zuckerberg for $1 billion

17 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Kevin Systrom launched Instagram in 2010. The Massachusetts-born Stanford University grad created the app because of his love of photography. The photo-sharing app has since...
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AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Cigna Corp and Most Subs; Upgrades Ratings of Medco Containment and Cigna HealthSpring Subs

27 minutes ago   |   A.M. Best   |   2 articles

AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of “a” of the key U.S. life/health subsidiaries, health maintenance ...
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6 ways to become more resilient immediately

33 minutes ago   |   Fast Company

Emotional “body blows” often come without warning. When you're faced with a challenge and need to marshal instant resilience, try these tactics. Emotional “body blows” often...
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Russia's largest solar power plant launched in the Urals

Russia's largest solar power plant launched in the Urals

37 minutes ago   |   RT   |   3 articles

A new solar power plant with a capacity of 10MW has been commissioned in the Burzyansky district of Russia's southern Ural region of Bashkortostan. According to Russian...
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Investors are pouring millions of dollars into new digital firms that help marketers tap Amazon and Walmart's growing ad businesses

Investors are pouring millions of dollars into new digital firms that help marketers tap Amazon and Walmart's growing ad businesses

49 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Two Amazon-focused firms - Teikametrics and etailz - recently announced big funding rounds, showing investors want to fund companies that focus on e-commerce advertising even...
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The 2 worst mistakes you could make in a job interview, according to an ex-Apple recruiter

The 2 worst mistakes you could make in a job interview, according to an ex-Apple recruiter

49 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Rachel Bitte, the former chief people officer at recruiting software company Jobvite and a former recruiter for Apple and Intuit, shared her biggest tips to for...
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Should I bail on my startup and accept a CEO gig?

53 minutes ago   |   Fast Company

In his weekly advice column, Maynard Webb counsels a founder to consider all options. Editor's Note: Each week Maynard Webb, former CEO of LiveOps and the former COO of eBay...
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How to Start Hitting Your Sales Goals Every Time

1 hour ago   |   Business 2 Community

I used to work for Blockbuster Video and working there was great for many reasons. 10 free rentals a week ain't bad, not to mention early access to new releases. But what I...
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DailyPay, the payday advance startup used by Berkshire Hathaway and Six Flags, is launching a savings product to help customers break the paycheck-to-paycheck cycle

DailyPay, the payday advance startup used by Berkshire Hathaway and Six Flags, is launching a savings product to help customers break the paycheck-to-paycheck cycle

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

DailyPay, the payroll advance startup that offers earned wage access through employers, will now offer employees to route wages into their savings accounts. The startup is part...
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No High-Level Fluff: 7 Steps to Build the Best Target Account Model

No High-Level Fluff: 7 Steps to Build the Best Target Account Model

1 hour ago   |   Business 2 Community

Selecting target accounts can be stressful. You worked hard to build trust across your Sales team, and now comes a project that could ruin that hard-won trust if you don't...
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